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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-14-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Doug in NC
The satellite repeater in your area may not be...

The satellite repeater in your area may not be working correctly. We had the same problem here in Charlotte North Carolina for several months. When I was within range of the malfunctioning satellite...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-18-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,917
Posted By Doug in NC
I'm 6' 4" inches and about 180 pounds and I don't...

I'm 6' 4" inches and about 180 pounds and I don't find the sports seat cushions comfortable at all. The back is fine. I would prefer to not have the sport seats.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Doug in NC
They all don't do it. My 2011 does not.

They all don't do it. My 2011 does not.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-11-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Doug in NC
Do you guys have the procedures for changing the...

Do you guys have the procedures for changing the transfer case fluid? What type of fluid, quantity, are the drain and fill plugs 6mm Allen sockets? Thanks.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Doug in NC
Seat heaters are out again. This time it's a...

Seat heaters are out again. This time it's a different module that controls the right rear seat. When it's not functioning it takes down the passenger sear and both rear seats. A new control...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-15-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Doug in NC
I've owned seven BMWs including my current X3 and...

I've owned seven BMWs including my current X3 and none of them have ever used any oil. Lucky I guess.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Doug in NC
My center console is ice cold this time of year. ...

My center console is ice cold this time of year. Yes, the heat /cold mix can be adjusted at the rear vents.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-01-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Doug in NC
My dealer never responded to my service request...

My dealer never responded to my service request submitted through the car. Calling them or setting up on their web site works better for me.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-01-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Doug in NC
I had my X3 aligned at Tire Kingdom and it tracks...

I had my X3 aligned at Tire Kingdom and it tracks the road much better now. No more wanting to head to the ditch on a aggressively crowned road. I'd recommend getting that done at an Indy shop. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Doug in NC
The service advisers at the BMW dealer near me...

The service advisers at the BMW dealer near me always are willing to check the service records on any BMW I'm considering purchasing. Maybe you should try calling a service advisor at another...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Doug in NC
My wife and I have our own fobs and they usually...

My wife and I have our own fobs and they usually work. As long as she gets into the passenger seat while I'm around the car it keeps my settings. If she gets into the passenger seat and I don't...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-24-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 21,470
Posted By Doug in NC
I'm not carrying a spare, I bought a combination...

I'm not carrying a spare, I bought a combination air pump with sealant. That should get me to the nearest tire store if the need ever arises.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-24-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Doug in NC
I rotate my tires every 5 - 7 K miles. I think...

I rotate my tires every 5 - 7 K miles. I think it adds to the life of the tires since the front and rear tires wear differently.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-24-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 21,470
Posted By Doug in NC
I have the Michelin MXM4 Primacy non-run flat. ...

I have the Michelin MXM4 Primacy non-run flat. They are great. The X3 is now quiet.

With the OEM Pirelli tires the X3 sounded like it had mud tires. Also, at 30K miles the Pirelli's were worn...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-21-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Doug in NC
The dealer is installing a new control module to...

The dealer is installing a new control module to fix the problem, per the diagnoses a short blew the original module. That will probably fix the rear seats. I'm skeptical about the passenger seat. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Doug in NC
Question Problems with heated seats?

I'm taking my 2011 X3 in to the dealer this week to get the heated seats checked out. The passenger seat does not heat. Nor do the rear seats. The passenger heat button lights up, but the back...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-09-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,727
Posted By Doug in NC
Good reading, but what memory buttons are you...

Good reading, but what memory buttons are you talking about? The ones on the radio?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-08-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Doug in NC
I bought a set of the same Michelin MXM4 tires...

I bought a set of the same Michelin MXM4 tires last weekend. Love them. Had the x3 aligned. Drives like a different car. I'm very happy with the decision to buy the Michelins. I also now have a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By Doug in NC
My headlights swivel.

My headlights swivel.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Doug in NC
No problem pairing my 5S to a 2011 X3.

No problem pairing my 5S to a 2011 X3.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,343
Posted By Doug in NC
I just replaced my noisy OEM run flat Pirelli...

I just replaced my noisy OEM run flat Pirelli tires with Michelin Primacy MMXM 245 50 18. The Pirelli had 30,000 miles on them. I rotated them every 6-7k miles and they were down to the wear bars. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By Doug in NC
That's pretty cool!:rofl:

That's pretty cool!:rofl:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-16-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By Doug in NC
I also own a 2011 x28 with sport seats. I'm not...

I also own a 2011 x28 with sport seats. I'm not a big fan of my sport seats. I'm a tall skinny guy and the seat bottom pushes in on my hip and makes long trips uncomfortable. Unlike my wife's VW...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-09-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,438
Posted By Doug in NC
I've got about 30,000 miles on my set and they...

I've got about 30,000 miles on my set and they will need to be replaced soon. They are pretty loud. I plan to replace with a different brand. Preferably Michelin if there are any available.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-09-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By Doug in NC
I used Safelite to replace the windshield on my...

I used Safelite to replace the windshield on my e39 5 series. They did a good job, but the windshield had a slight distortion at the lower portion on the passenger side. No body noticed it, but I...
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